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signature. maryland's department of labour is already gearing up for an influx of applications from the 19,000 merrill lenders to stand to benefit from an extension of the federal payments. >> unemployment can affect anyone read it -- can affect anyone. >> she tracks claims. congress appears poised to extend federal unemployment benefits. >> public, people have patience. we've already had a lot -- a large volume of people calling. >> the bill would offer up to 73 weeks of federal unemployment payments to people live exhausted their state benefits. belated government numbers show the job market is tougher than ever -- the latest government numbers show the job market is tougher than error -- than ever. >> the maryland benefits are only 26 weeks and length. >> recent layoffs are driving the impact of the recession on our area. she expects that number to grow by 1500 people a week. >> the average weekly benefit in maryland is $312 a week and that is taxable. it is not a lot, but it is there to help people get by while they are looking for the next job. >> debit cards have replaced the traditi
with the thunderstorm action across most of maryland, it has come closer in the last couple of hours, especially for those of you up in northern harford county. we have severe thunderstorm watch for all southern p.a.. couple of warnings moving toward maryland. the most powerful radar in motion now, couple of cells north of the line moving south and eastward. take you to live radar and show you briefly the track on the cell as it continues to move nits current direction. maybe into posit in another hour here. that's if it holds together. for the most part things have been quiet tonight and through the day tomorrow, it's a hot one and thunderstorm-free it would appear. drier, hotter weather, the theme for the next several days. in fact, triple digit heat is in the forecast. we'll talk about when that happens coming up in a few. >>> this is child pornography whether people want to believe it or not. >> one local mother's outrage over her daughter's full body air port scan has become a hot topic. the 12-year-old daughter was pulled out of land and chosen at random for a full body scan. her mother is
>>> now, good morning maryland at 9:00. >> thursday morning, 9:00, thanks so much for joining us, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm jamie costello. great morning. tough topics for kids when a disaster happens or a war, how do you approach it with your children? we're going to get some advice. >> and we are going to get a visit from the maryland cash academy. >> i like that. we all need that and we're also going to tell you about the first ever crab bash to be held in baltimore. we have three chefs from some of the best restaurants in the city. so that's another thing that is happening this morning, plus the doctor always gives advice and gets it from us. you basically call in, you have a question about your dog or cat. he'll answer it here live on the air. >> and he is singing about his hometown, highland town. that's the name of his band, highland town. >> i love it. >> do you say holland town? >> that's it, baby. we'll be with john in a couple minutes. >>> all those stories ahead. today, it is all about breaking records. >> this involves sports and a great cause. > abc2 new
you >> welcome back. 79 degrees downtown at the maryland science center. things should be dry for your thursday morning commute. just a 20% chance for a thunderstorm today. it is thursday so we have to talk about the beach. friday, saturday, sunday looked ok. just a 20% chance for rain on friday. the water will be a good place to bay. it will be hot and ocean city, 95 on saturday. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> a tempting -- attempting a vaginal birth after a c-section is safe for most women. the c-section delivery rate has skyrocketed over the past four years to almost one in three berths. but some women are opting for subsequent vaginal births. women with two previous c- section and those with an unknown type of scar can now attends a natural birth. women who attempt natural birth are successful. >> patients suffer from post- traumatic stress disorder may be surprised a street drug could be part of their cure. ecstasy was used for treatment by psychiatrist along with therapy. researchers wanted to see how it helped
repair service for your lan mine phone, the maryland public service commission wants to hear from you. out next, the maryland lottery midday pick three and pick four numbers. and we will get another check of the insta-weather-plus forecast. >>, and on "dr. oz," the choking and game. it is a teenager at risk? that is this afternoon at 2:00. coming up on "oprah," it was an international scandal, the governor of south carolina's secret rendezvous with a lover in argentina. hear how jenny sanford survive the ordeal. that is at 4:00. tonight at 5:00, a former usda official forced out over racial xt isnts taken out of commentnte offered a new job at the agency. and sales of homes fell more than 5% last month. why economists say we may not be out of the woods just yet. those stories and much more on 11 news at 5:00. and now the maryland lottery numbers. >> brian johnson with the maryland lottery time for the winning midday pick 3 numbers. pick four is next, but first, send in two non-winning scratch- offs for a chance to win one and a thousand dollars. -- a chance to win what thousand dollar
half. those happen to vehicles running with lights lights and sirens. in maryland that same year, 2544 were involved in accidents. people died in those. >> in the line of duty, sometimes we may not be able to control these things. councilwoman belinda carmichael concerned. >> it's a tough job. and we know that they rush to get to the scene and go to places where most of us would not want to go. i believe that they are careful. but there is a concern about the number of accidents and what it is costing the city. >> reporter: but police say their officers receive special training to drive cautiously. and point to the numbers as proof of their safety. >> we respond to 1.2 million calls a year. and we have a very, very low number of accidents. >> reporter: police say this in latest accident, the officer involved, and the driver of the other car are both in good condition. we're live at police headquarters, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> there have been no fatalities in police-involved crashes in the city this year. >>> a mentally-ill man, beat to death at a catonsville bar. tonigh
or parole or ú%ndatory relief. >> every maryland jurisdiction, has at least, one of these particular machines. after 20 years offcalling baltimmre city home, usns comfort maa leaveeport soon. >> navy is considdring moving the medical ship out of maryland into virginia. politicians are doinggto trr to keep he comfort here. >> baltimore's harbor may be home to a lot of sea life. but when it comes to induutry, and commerce, we cculd always use more. >> very significant toohave in baltiiore. i think. >>>that's why government leaders would like to see large shiis >> very supportive of our3 federal delegation efffrts to enssre thattthe comfort stays where it is. >> in recent yes, thh medical ship has espooded to the massive earthquake in haiti and -rovided relief aftee hurricane katrina. but navy recently annoonced it %-and wants congress to approve $10 million to upgrade a pier in order to do soo3 ú%me say it is a waste of money. >> i gettfrustrated with he politicians. them all out.hey ought toorun >> the move would also mean fewer jobs at baltimore's portt and marylladdcongressman d
bridge. you are going to watch for the new traffic pattern due to construction. in maryland 270 we have been tracking the traffic all morning and around the germantown area volume is starting to build and finally show you the outer and inner loop. happy to report from 95 and 270, smooth sailing. back to you. >>> we want to get to the big things happening in our our world today. the house will vote whether to extend unemployment benefits. president obama said he is eager to sign it in to law. it would help more than 2.5 million people. >>> oil spill workers are pulling out of the gulf of mexico. that's because of tropical weather threatening the region. the effort to plug the well has been halted for now, just days away from completion. >>> the white house is challenge to arizona's illegal immigration law goes before a judge today. it calls the crackdown unconstitutional but supporters say it enforces federal law. it is scheduled to take effect one week from today. >>> and we are learning more about how police found the man they think killed four women in largo, maryland. kristin fisher
their record, they wiillsee ú%at this person is under supervision. >> every maryland jurisddction has now at least one of hese machiness >>>>it's another healthcare example of science fiction beeoming reality.ú a glen burnie teen is one of 103 artificial hhnd that allows him to do things he never thought possible. now tt show s this amazing breakthrough. good morning, joel. -> rrporter: good mmrning, patrice. gooddmorning, everyyne. this is really amazing. i ave mike here with him right3 nowwand his moo fran. and this thing ight here which is changing your life. he has done o much. he plays an inssrument ann plays sportt.ú he has made everything work in his 18 years with the hand that he has. when did you find out this miiht be possible. >> ww foond it in november of last year. and we came back from ohio abou3 process. >> reporter:: put that on. let's sse how thii works. yyu have been able to sort of %-work ann cerrain contraptions and he has been able to make it work with lacrosse and whateverú lookkat that, just amazing, only aale to do thhs. country to be are you used to looki
in maryland. the discovery was made in the linthicum area of anne arundel county. weijia jiang has more. >> reporter: their small size makes them hard to notice. but their bite is impossible to ignore. mosquitoes. and for the first time this summer, researchers found a large pool of them are infected in anne arundel county. >> we've collected several mosquitoes that have shown to be positive for west nile virus. >> reporter: the dnr chief of mosquito control says that means there is a good chance it will soon spread to animals and people statewide, a fifth of whom will develop west nile fever n. 2001, 170 cases in humans have been confirmed, 20 of them fatalities. >> it's a disease that can kill you. and i worry about that for my family. >> reporter: part of protecting is identifying how widespread the virus is. >> reporter: here's how it works. shops like this are set up all across the state. carbon dioxide in this cooler, along with this light attracts the mosquitoes, which all ends up like this. >> reporter: technicians then test for affected locations four times a week. >> i'm just
take away a car by tow truck that did have a maryland tags. no idea who it was registered to. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the baltimore city council is taking a closer look at how city officers handle their firearms. fred bealefeld spent the evening entry questions about the department policy. many of the questions focus on the general discipline of officers involved in off-duty incidents. there was a discussion about the policy requiring officers to carry their weapons while off duty. council members want to know if officers are allowed to carry those weapons even while they are drinking. the current policy does not mention alcohol specifically. >> it does not mean we are actively reviewing the policy set forth by other police departments, especially as they concern the consumption of alcohol and the use of medication. >> the policy is not clear. the council has been asked to discuss the policy in more depth. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you feel the baltimore city police department should revise their policy requiring officers to carry their
are in the 90s. dc up to 94 right now and heat advisory at noon we're talking about all of maryland and baltimore dc areas up through the philadelphia area. we're looking for that tomorrow. 92 by lunch time. 96 by tomorrow afternoon. it will be hot out there. and we'll talk about how hot it gets this weekend and when we get relief that's ahead. >> thank you. >>> and tonight a fine has been landed down to the nursing and rehab center. maryland regulators say the assisted living facility has to pay 52,000 after a the air conditioning broke over the 4th of july. temperatures inside the building soared above 90 it could lose the license. >>> and health officials say mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus. they were collected and take a look at the screen and see where the mosquitoe control sprayed the area yesterday a a process that will continue throughout the next week. and health officials urge people to protect themselves from the bites. they suggest avoiding activities that dawn and dusk. wear repellent and pants and get rid of standing water from flower pots, tarps and cans
the hotel as part of an investigation. how it goes outside of baltimore county. >>> maryland health officials say mosquitoes are positive for west nile virus. it is the first case this year. they were collected last week in and the area was sprayed yesterday and will spray next week. it appears at this time in the summer. health officials urge people to protect themselves from the bites. they suggest avoiding outdoor activities at dawn and dusk. wear repellent and pants and get rid of standing water from pots and cans. install the screens and make repairs to holes that you may çi have. >>> a nursing home has been fined after the air conditioning broke down sending temperatures above 90. it failed to maintain the heating and they served food under sanitary conditions. officials are recommending fines for lapses at the facility. all 150 people were transferred. the facility is closed. >>> temperatures will rise so baltimore city has declared a a code red alert. it will open the cooling centers. they will be open until 7 p.m. and during saturday the hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. >>
is live at the station now to explain how this happened. john? >> reporter: brian, at the maryland entrance to the station, there are three escalators. this happened on the one on the right, upward bound in the morning around 11:45 when a 4- year-old girl, according to a spokesperson, fell and her left hand got caught between the side plate and the steps on the escalator. she was ultimately extradited by her family and whisked to the hospital. there are safety mechanisms built in. on the bottom sides of the escalators, there are pressure plates. if it detects an unusual amount of pressure, the escalator shuts down automatically. that probably did happen this morning but we are not sure until the investigation is over. one thing is sure, street vendors that work this corner say kids playing on these escalators is a common occurrence. >> they play a lot with kids. >> reporter: how often do you see it? >> every day kids playing on the escalator. >> reporter: we don't know the extent of her injuries because of privacy rights. we know d.c. fire ems said she was suffering from a traumati
out about our weather today, here's justin. >> good morning, 5:38. maryland's most powerful doppler radar showing us sweeps across the peek. not much action close to home. we still have at least the heat hanging across the area. some showers tried to push through just after midnight. right now, 75 degrees. even though we're talking about the drop in humidity, it still feels like 78 out there. it's an improvement from where we were. it's going to be hot and uncomfortable. 94 our two-degree guarantee this afternoon. mostly sunny sky. temperatures staying near 90 through this evening. the thing is though, we'll climb higher over the next couple days. we'll talk about the weekend outlook in just a moment. 5:39, let's see what's happening on the roads with kim brown. >> not much happening this morning. we have one crash, still minor accident in howard county we're working. jessup as we look right now at our maps. 95 northbound at route 175, off to the shoulder. police are over there as well. northbound 95, between 100 and 395. that's still only a nine-minute trip. nine minutes between i-
at speed past duke street to the 14th street bridge. we want to move you to 270 and show you in maryland the roads are wide open from 121 to the split and inbound new york avenue drivers, you are looking at a nice quiet commute. if we switch the camera over i can show you volume light this morning in northeast dc. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we are beginning to get a better picture of the man prince georges county police say will be remembered as one of the most 0 notorious serial killers in our area's history. he worked a u.p.s. employee at the landover facility. gary has been wading through court documents to bring us more on the man from upper marlboro. thorps warehouse where he worked in landover was also where the feds say he met customers to sell stolen weapons out of the trunk of his car. one was a paid informant who reported weapons last year. police describe him as a opinion of interest in the killings of karen lofton and karissa. he lived with his parents within two miles of the victims and was known in his neighborhood as a brain yak and as someone accused of breaking in to
the beltway to the 14th street bridge. no problems to report. no construction in the way. in maryland, on the inand outer loop, doing fine and wrap it up with a glance at 270. we are watching volume build around 109. that's the traffic. now back to you. >>> we are learning more about the man prince georges county police say will be remembered as one of the most notorious serial killers in our history. he worked as a part-time employee at the u.p.s. facility. kristin fisher is joining us from prince georges county with more. >> reporter: good morning. police here say they will not release his name until he is formally charged, but one investigator is already calling this person of interest the most intelligent criminal he's ever dealt with. now prince georges county police now believe a 27-year- old upper marlboro man is responsible for last year's mother/daughter murders in largo. the person of interest is accused of killing two mother and daughter and he lived with his parents within a two mile radius of both sets of victims. he worked part time at u.p.s. in landover where he met cus
triggered triggered this chain reaction crash. >>> judgment day for the maryland judge who deflated the woman's tire. his punishment for fighting for a parking space. >>> how much hotter will it get? get the updated first warning forecast. >>> wjz is always o. for the top stories, check [ male announcer ] achin' for steak & bacon? try the subway steak & bacon melt. and build your better breakfast with the new steak and bacon muffin melt with, oh yeah, bacon. crank up the flavor at subway. ♪ [ female announcer ] you choose the cutest outfits. which free detergent are you washing them in? switch to tide free & gentle. no other free detergent is milder on skin. and unlike the leading free detergent, tide free & gentle removes more residue from dirt, food, and stains. so you can be confident about every outfit you put her in, even the ones she chooses. tide free & gentle. style is an option. clean is not. also look for downy and bounce free. >>> tim, they're talking about it. could feel like 110 degrees alt some point. >> hot enough to fry an egg on the ground. >> steam a cra
at 6, why whoever is responsible might find it difficult to sell these things in maryland. >> awarding tonight from b.g.e.. customers should brace themselves for some big power bills ahead. they say the extreme heat we had read -- we had during june and this month ricled to extremely h power usage. some may find usage doubled over the past two months. >> it was a great day on wall street today. stocks surged on strong earnings reports from at&t, caterpillar, microsoft, and other companies. the dow jones closed up 201 points, the s&p finished up 24 points on the day. all the news is not good. recent survey finds that 62% of americans believe the economy has yet to hit bottom. new government figures show the country's economy may be slowing once again. >> at a recent job fair for a south carolina bmw plant, hundreds of hopeful applicants waited in search of work. >> i think job options are still good. everyone is not going to qualify. >> key indicators show the nation's economy is recovering at a slower pace than expected. first-time jobless claims jumped last week to the highest since f
also been an arrest in the murder of a prominent maryland artist. she was found stabbed to death in a tease alley on monday. she had gone missing from her rockville studio just three days earlier. police used surveillance video to track down 35-year-old raymond williams of kensington. he confessed to killing her but authorities don't know why. he is charged with premeditated murder. >>> a final house vote is expected later today on extending unemployment benefits to two and a half million americans who have been out of work for six months or longer. that bill passed in the senate after a month-long battle between democrats and republicans over how to finance it. >>> the wall street reform and consumer protection act is now the law of this country. a victorious president obama signed that bill into law yesterday. democrats have been trying to get that bill through congress for two years. the president says that new law contains common sense changes including a council of regular lawsuitors to overseawall street's complex financial transactions and the creation of a watchdog consum
in the murder of two mothers and daughters in largo, maryland last year and also a person of interest in the murder of velma butler. her body was found in her burnt out home in 2008. she too was a woman living with her daughter. now we're not releasing the person of interest's name but we do know he's 27, a college graduate and a former u.p.s. employee. here is scott broom with how authorities are piecing this all together. >> reporter: the key break in all of this came in a stolen gun string operation conducted by atf. a routine stolen gun investigation in july of 2009 is what focused investigators on this person of interest. he was busted with an accomplice after a sting surveillance operation in the parking lot of the u.p.s. facility where he worked, allegedly trying to sell stolen weapons. but it was warrants served on his home that turned up other evidence that linked him to a number of home invasion robberies in the area. quickly prince george's county police focused in on him as the prime person of interest in the 2009 mother-daughter murders where an intruder killed karen and
that powering wind mills ould reduce property values and create noise. >>> maryland state pension system grew beyond expectations in the last fiscal year. thaa is welcomed news after two straight years of decline. the maryland state retirement portfolio rrturned 14% on investment that is ell above the expected return rate of 7.75%. compared that to 2005 when assets fell more than 20%. the maryland pension system is responsible for the pension funds of more than 115,000 retirees. >>> sea crabs will be up for grabs more time this year. -he closure eriod for fee label blue crabs woull have been from september 26 through october 4th. because the blue crab population has seen a 16% increase thhi year, opening up he harvest will not present a problem. the harvest will end o in september as scheduled. >>> works to plug the ruptured oil well is at a near stand stiil just days away from being compleeed. forecasters say there's a 40% chance that the storm will %-a tropical storm by tomorrow.3 either way they are expecting it to move into the gulf over the weekeed. if the storm threatens the oil oil
dealer who was murdered in maryland. she gained worldwide regard for her work restoring paintings, and investigators say she was killed in the studio she loved. john shriffen joins us from outside that studio in rockville with the latest. john? >> reporter: tonight i got a chance to speak with the victim's mother. she was too emotional to go on camera but told us that her daughter spends her life dedicated to the field of art. police say it was here behind me at this art studio where the woman was killed by the hands of a handyman who allegedly beat her, stabbed her, dumped her body in the district. and police say the murder weapon, a pair of scissors. >> anything that is applied in this world on an artistic world is from an upper god that created all of us. >> reporter: in a taped interview, the 45-year-old described her love for the arts. after graduating from high school in montgomery county, her mother says she spent the rest of her life traveling the world, studying paintings and restoring them to famous clients. but on monday d.c. police found her body stabbed, beaten with b
, maryland, home invasion that may have come face-to-face with the possible serial kill sneer and an update on the virginia man killed while looking for a job in california. oakland police have released surveillance video of two people they believe may be responsible for the death of jing hong cath of fairfax. the video shows a man and woman near the murder scene minutes before the shooting. cath, a father of three, flew out west for a job interview with google. a $20,000 reward is being offered. >>> a disturbing discovery at a d.c. police impoundment lot. a body found inside the trunk of a car in southwest and police are calling this an unexplained death. they say the car had been towed by the department of public works from northwest d.c. on july 12th for a rush hour violation and transferred to the police lot on july 15th. police searched the car after a worker noticed a foul smell coming from the vehicle. >> i certainly am pretty confident that we typically would not damage the locks or pop the trunk or force open a car that is being impounded for a rush hour violation. depending on wha
itself in maryland. that means we might get slightly less humidity. dew points right now are in the upper 60's. with that front, we have to keep a slight chance for a thunderstorm. there was some rain overnight in a few neighborhoods. you should have a dry there's a morning commute. a few high, thin clouds will make for a beautiful sunrise in about 45 minutes. upper 70's in most places. we should sneak into the low 90's this afternoon. we have a slight chance for a thunderstorm. most of you will have a dry day. partly cloudy skies tonight. low temperatures will drop back into the 70's. we do have some good news after the weekend. 96 tomorrow. 98 on saturday. many of you will hit 100 degrees on saturday. the best chance for rain will be on sunday. a cold front will move through and it will drop the humidity. the high temperatures by monday will only be in the upper 80's. you can see "only upper 80's" after you are close to 100 this past week. >> i will stick to redeem the teleprompter. outside with a lit tiki torch. it has been recalled. there is a sharp edge. at least five people have bee
of the maryland students. a -- and accused terrorist appeared in court this morning. he was stopped while trying to board a plane to uganda with his infant son. prosecutors say he was planning to join a somalia-based terrorist group. the judge said a preliminary hearing for tomorrow afternoon. he faces up to 15 years if convicted. >> president obama apologized today to shirley sherrod, the former usda agriculture official ousted earlier this week. a conservative blogger posted an edited video which seemed to suggest she engage in reverse racism but it was later revealed the taken out of context. she said she was pleased with the conversation she had with the president. 21 mindanao that he supported me and i have been dealing with some of the same issues he has been dealing with, especially over the last five years. >> the agriculture secretary also apologized and his recent -- and is reaching out about returning to the department. she says she has not decided whether to accept the offer. will have more on this controversy tonight at 6:00. >> more than a few glitches for today's summer program. a
. ron walters at the ufort of the maryland calls this whole thing a right wing conspiracy and an attempt to bring down the president on the race issue. >> the white house doesn't seem to have the muscles to deal with the issue of race. >> reporter: laura evans, fox 5 news. >>> sherrod by the way hasn't said whether she will take the job at the department of agriculture. >>> a live look this morning at the washington monument. good morning, everybody. thank you for getting up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa along with my pal, tucker barnes. >> hi, gurvir. >> hello, tuck. >> how are you this morning? >> you know, i'm pretty good. he is spblly since you are promising we may get a bit of a break from the humidity we've been dealing with -- especially since you are promising we may get a bit of a break from the humidity we've been feeling with. >> i want to show you the showers that have developed out tords winchester. there it s and there it goes. there it goes. falling apart right there. >> like the maytag repairman, all by itself. >> we'll take a look at the quiet conditions. our wind ha
orleans. >>> a 12-year-old who went under at a pool dark home in upper marlboro, maryland, has died tonight, and the man who who have jumped in to rescue the child has also died. it happened about 2:30 this afternoon at the intersection of fair haven avenue and midland turn. darcy spencer has more. >> reporter: authorities stay two victim a 12-year-old boy and his 59-year-old uncle. both were pronounced dead earlier this afternoon. apparently the 12-year-old boy jumped into a neighbor's pool here in the 9,300 block of midland turn. at some point, some friends realized he was at the bottom of the pool in the deep end, about eight feet deep. his uncle, 59 years old, jumped into the pool to attempt a rescue. and became a victim himself. the fire and rescue officials were called in and arrived about. >> about six minutes. both uncle and nephew were removed from the pool. they had no pulse and were not breathing at the time. they were taken to the area hospitals in extremely critical condition, we're told the homeowner was not even aware that the boy had jumped in. >> the 12-year-old was
in the mountains, cooler, western maryland and west virginia. many locations still in the 70s. central virginia already hitting the low 90s. over the last 12 hours, we have seen weak high pressure move in from the north and west. that's moving right over the region now, which is bringing us a little bit lower humidity. it is still going to be uncomfortably hot and humid this afternoon, highs in the mid-90s. a little bit of a northwesterly breeze that should make it feel better. great beach and pool weather. you need the sunblock. we will take a look at the rest of the week and the weekend. that's the all-important forecast everybody is wondering about. stay tuned. >> i hear we are going to need sun hats and block and everything else. >>> meanwhile, this morning, there is a new threat looming over the gulf disaster. a storm i go brews in ting in t caribbean threatening cleanup efforts. crews are preparing for rough seas and efforts to permanently stop the leak will have to be halted. the storm won't stop the efforts to track the oil that has already leaked out. research crews are hard at work tr
in the murder of a prominent maryland artist. the woman was found stabbed to death in a d.c. alley on monday just three days after she was reported missing from her rockville studio. police used surveillance video to track down her alleged killer. >> i don't believe it was anything much more than some sort of business or work relationship. they worked in areas that were in close proximity to one another and may have had some sort of contact. >> this is a heinous, violent act and this man is off the street right now. >> the suspect is 35-year-old raymond williams of kensington. he has been charged with premeditated murder and is being held without bond. >>> police in california have for you released surveillance video they hope will solve the murder a fairfax county man. of his a computer engineer who was in oakland last sunday getting ready for a job interview with google. police say this tape shows the suspects in his death. he was robbed at gunpoint and shot to death outside a dentist's office. >>> two children are in the hospital after they were hit by a car last night at the intersection
say a 35-year-old man has confessed to killing ale local restoration artist in maryland. how police caught up with the alleged killer. >> anything that is in this world on an artistic level -- >> reporter: in an interview taped for the asian media outlet, the 45-year-old naimi oiz described her love for the arts. after graduating, her mow said naimi spent the rest of her life traveling the word, studying paintings and restoring them for famous clients. but on monday, d.c. police found her body stabbed, beaten with broken ribs, lying in an alley in northwest d.c. >> this this is a heinous, violent act. and this man is off the street right now and that the point we'll continue to investigate it. >> reporter: prosecutors say this man, 35-year-old raymond williams, admitted to killing naimi in her art studio in rockville sunday night and dumping the body wrapped in a blanket in d.c. police linked william to the crime by using surveillance footage captured at naimi's studio. only will yip was seen coming out. >> they were able to use images of the suspect and have him identified by i bel
, it is wild. >> reporter: this person of interest is currently in custody in maryland where he is held on federal weapons charges. in prince georges county, chris fin fisher, 9 news now. >> police say that will not release this person of interest's name until he has been formally charged. that should take place time sometime next tuesday. >>> a judge who punished a cleaning woman who parked in his spot will be suspended. the court ordered him to take five days 0 off without pay. you will will be last august he deflated the tire of a cleaning woman who parked in his spot. he also left a nasty note. he pled guilty to charges of tampering with a vehicle. >>> governor o'malley and his challenger robert ehrlich were on the bay for the clam bake. it is a tradition to press the flesh and that's what the candidates were doing. >> coming here to the annual seafood festival is one of the rites of summer and it's great to be here with lieutenant governor and so many friends and we're excited about this campaign. >> our folks are really motivated. they know four years of o'malley. o'malley is not
sell it anywhere in maryland. >> authorities say that is a lot of work and risk to take for $7. police are investigating this as larceny. it is costing taxpayers 80 new -- $1,800 to replace them. >> there are more signs the recovery may be weakening. ben bernanke was on capitol hill for a second day to give his assessment of the economy. the coal killian has details. >> -- nichole killian has details. >> right now in these difficult economic times, families across this country are cutting every frill and stretching every dollar as far as they can. cracks from the president to the chair of the federal reserve, the reality check on the u.s. economy. a house prep -- panel pressed for answers on capitol hill. >> where is that urgency to get jobs for the american people? but chairman bernanke says government stimulus is still needed to bolster the recovery and bring down unemployment. >> we are ready. we will act if the economy does not continue to improve. >> some lawmakers blame the administration for falling short. >> this administration and the majority of congress have told the america
. [ ding ] >>> it is 82 degrees, mainly clear in central marry lands right now -- maryland right now. >>> an evacuation at the statue of liberty. park officials say a sensor gave a false reading. several hundred people were visiting the attraction at the time. the statue of liberty was reopened about an hour later. >>> a texas mother add admits she killed her two children because they were both autistic. she called 911 to tell them she strangleed her two children. >>> a pedestrian is injured at the interharbor after being struck by a car. when the man was taken into an ambulance his condition is unknown at the time. the accident which occurred around 5:30 caused a major back up on northbound light street. >>> an illegal dirt bike rider is on the run tonight after causing a deadly crash in baltimore city. the man killed in the crash would have turned 48 today. tonight wjz investigates. >> reporter: in may alfonso junior becomes an innocent victim of a dirt biker. an illegal dirt biker with a toddler on his lap cuts alfonso off. alfonso swerves to avoid hitting them, slams into this po
yesterday. squo it is back, coming up where the west nile virus has been found the state of maryland and what you need >> and teehnology from aelf. marilyn c in the state offmaryland for the first time. it was discovered in a mosquito pool last week. that area has since been sprayed. most mosquitoes on't pose a threat, use bug spray and steer cllar of any stagnant water. >>> michael wald rnc is one of ten people in the united statesswith annartificial -phand allowing him to do things he never thought possible. born with no fingers on his right hand he succeeded in lacrosse, he can grib things% with his right and. >> it was something iinever expected to ever have and i knewna it would work, but i didn't know it was going to work that well. >> it is like watching yourr3 kid walk for the first time, >> a fredrick company made. on the job is honored today, jeffrey novak received an award novak was seriously injured while responding to a blaae april 7th. the fire investigators claim 19--ear-old brittheny garcia start on puupose. >> calllof oduty weedo every day, every dayyheroes here in
at the departmen. spreading to neighborhoods too. maryland unexpected number of retiiing officers, 42 officers left in june. more than the 17 who departed in the samm month last year. and 20 retired in june of 2008. the officers left n the days and weeks beforeecuts to pension benefits took effect. and tonight some residents bblieve the exodus could jeopardize public safety. >> every day that i am out and about and i see our officers on the street of baltimore city. i take out the time to thank them. without them, we would bee doomed. >> he department hassset public safett would not be compromised. and coomissiooer bealefield is hoppful, at least, 100 positions will be filled with thee3 graduation of twoopolice academy classes, at the end -- by the end of the yearr3 live in city police headduarters. keith daniels fox 45 news "late edition". >> all right, keith hank you. >> and police commisssiner bealefield testified at a city council hearing this evening about the department's discipline policy for off duty police involved incidents.ú the council wants to know what the rules are for off duty a
into northern maryland. 73 reisterstown. carney 75. same story on the eastern shore in chester town. we dropped the humidity a little bit there. storms blew through overnight. we'll be dealing with mostly sunny sky today. still keep with the 90-degree trend. at least it'll fill a little more tolerable. here's kim with a check on traffic. >> traffic not so yucky at this early hour. couple minor incidents at this time, harbor tunnel thruway. southbound past the lombard street exit. emergency road work blocking the right lane and shoulder. we're working a minor crash at route 175, police on the scene of a crash off to the right shoulder as well. 795 looking good. route 140 down to owings mills boulevard. traffic still very light on the beltway on the northeast corner, harford road. 83 southbound moving well. megan and jamie, back to you. >>> hey listen: it's all part of baltimore 's history. >> after 70 years of movie premiers, red carpet walks and movie stars, the marque is dark at the center theater, bit the big question is for how long? [ fema announcer ] fac when paikeeps you up, nothing is pr
able to track down a suspect while looking into a robbery in a gun shop in woodbine in maryland. atf avoided -- sent extra agents for the case. >> atf recovered numerous stolen firearms and other pieces of evidence that led our agents to link an individual with several friends of violence. >> police say the sament crimes include what was -- the violent crimes were called the mother- daughter murders. the suup on unrelated federal charges. his name will not be released unless he is indicted in the murders. >>> and another big story this morning. a showdown in the race for d.c. mayor. the two front runners, adrian fenty and vincent gray, faced off at two forum as long with competitors. roby chavez has the story. >> reporter: in ward 4 the fireworks came from the lesser known candidates for mayor. >> [ inaudible ] i'm look for good results. he's looking for any results. >> we're not protecting the jobs because employers have found a way to exploit an undocumented work force. >> reporter: ward four is important in the upcoming mayor election. a standing-room only crowd quickly raised the
:00. >>> right off the top tonight, a prominent maryland artist known around the world now the victim of a senseless and violent murder. azin naimi disappeared in rockville. her body found monday in a d.c. alley. police say they have the killer but there are uneansed questions surrounding her death and tonight her peers are showing us -- unanswered questions surrounding her death and tonight her peers are showing us her work. >> reporter: investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the confrontation between the artist and her suspected killer, a man who worked around the corner from her and the why is something her friends and family are struggling with, too. azin naimi spent the past year working on a book about her friend and mentor renowned artist gregory stopco. she had spent hours at his studio and her sons were helping her work on her biography. >> they was a sweetheart. she adored my father. she was passionate about the old masters and their tech neegs and my -- techniques and my father knew all of those techniques and he taught those techniques. he recognized her
the 14th street bridge. we've been talking about a water main break in suitland, maryland. silver hill road near route 4, pennsylvania avenue, crews are on scene. we do have several lanes closed and we did get some video in i believe of this scene. definitely effecting traffic and we'll have -- will have an impact approaching route 4 in suitland. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. gurvir, steve, back to you -- allison, pardon me. >>> a fairfax county man is accused of trying to join a terrorist group. he makes his first court appearance this morning and stacy cohan is live in alexandria with our top story today. stacy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. 20-year-old zachary chesser is in federal custody awaiting his hearing at 10:00 a.m. here this morning at the alexandria federal courthouse. take a look at a photo we have of zachary chesser. he was a one time oakton high school student and he studied foreign language. and the case against him is au tube video posted in 2008 by chesser from a prohamas rally near the white house. he apparently now goes by the name abual
: the website for the jc arms gun shop in woodbine, maryland says it is closed until further fought 'notice. it -- until further notice. it also encourages anyone with information about a break-in at the shop to contact maryland state police. the break-in happened may 26, 2009. there was so much firepower taken in that burglary that the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives devoted extra agents to the case to track down whoever took the guns. >> a.t.f. recovered numerous stolen firearms and other pieces of evidence that led our agents to link an individual with several crimes of violence. >> reporter: investigators now say those violent crimes include what became known as the mother-daughter murders. prince george's county police confirm that there's a person of interest in the 2009 killings of delores and ebony dewitt and karen and karissa lofton. >> acts every day received information over the phone and it may on the surface look like it's nothing to it, but after they dig into it and really put their investigative skill and techniques into an investigation, uncover a lot of
. >>> the maryland judge who deflated the tire of a cleaning woman's tire will be suspended. it was ruled that the judge must complete his suspension in 30 days. last year he deflated the tire of a car parked in his space. >>> now for a look at the top story the double shooting in brooklyn leave as man dead and another hurt. his body was found near a jungle gym on 10th street. they have not identified suspects. >>> bp's chief operating officer said no decision has been made about whether to evacuate ships near the oil spill location. >>> the raven wood nursing home and rehab center was ordered to forecast over $50,000 after the air broke down sending temperatures above 90. officials say it failed to maintain proper air conditioning and store, prepare and serve food under sanitary conditions. it could lose its license. all 150 were transferred to other facilities. a youth will serve as a helping hand. the 16-year-old matthew temple will severe on the james ranken which is skimming oil off the coast. he is a member of the sea cadets and encouraging leadership abilities. they train at the na
. >>> judgment day for the maryland judge who purposely deflated a woman's tire, his punishment for fighting over a parking space. join us today at 4 right after dr. phil. . medicare. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. all medicare supplement insurance plans can help pay... some of what medicare doesn't, so you could save... thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare... you should know about this card -- it's the only one of its kind endorsed by aarp; see if it's right for you. all medicare supplement plans let you keep your own doctor, or hospital that accepts medicare. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't pay... and save up to thousands of dollars in potential... out-of-pocket expenses with an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan... insured
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subcommittee has approved $150 million in federal funding for metro, but there are strings attached. maryland senator barbara mikulski include language to ensure that the money is spent on safety first. the bill requires metro to report to congress detailing safety. >>> ben bernanke goes back to the hill today to talk about the state economy. yesterday said the nation's economic outlook remains unusually uncertain. he downplayed the odds of the economy sliding back to a double-dip recession. >>> wall street did not like what he said. the major indexes finished the day in the red. the markets will keep an eye on what the fed chairman says today. >>> new details about the man suspected in two mother-daughter murders in august. does break came when federal agents raided his calls last july in connection with a gun store robbery. they found evidence that eventually made him a suspect in the murders of karen lofton and her daughter. as well as delores dewitt and her daughter. the 27-year old and lived in the victim's neighborhood and is a serial killer with a long criminal background. >>> the man
weapons violations. he's a high school graduate with the degree from the university of maryland's university college. police call him it scholar of law enforcement procedure who altered his crimes to the extent an fbi profiler said those two mother daughter murders were not committed by the same person. >> but even smart criminals get caught and that appears to be the case here. police believe his list of crimes will grow as their investigation continues. they are for example, looking at the murder of a woman to see if he's responsible for that as well. >> thank you for that one and coming up later in our newscast, we will speak with a couple who may have come face to face with that accused serial killer. >>> an update to a deadly accident that shut down part of the beltway, just at the start of rush hour tonight. police say a 68 year old man died after crashing on the interloop of 495 just before the road exit at ox and hill. the car crossed the two far right lanes and shoulder and hit a guard rail and flipped over. officers say speed is a factor but alcohol is not. the drivers
attached. maryland senator barbara mikulski included language in the bill to ensure that the money is spent on safety first. the bill requires metal to make quarterly reports to congress detailing their safety improvements. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke goes back to the hill today to talk about the state of the economy. yesterday he told a congressional committee that the nation's economic outlook remains unusually uncertain. he downplayed the odds of the economy sliding back to a double-dip recession. >>> wall street did not like what bernanke had to say. the major indexes finished the day in the red. the market will be keeping an eye on what he has to say today. >>> five minutes after the hour on this thursday. a prince george's county man is in custody this morning, a person of interest in a pair of mother-daughter murders. we're learning new details about the break in the case that helped police to track him down. courtney robinson is in palmer park. >> this man has yet to be charged. authorities tell us he could be one of the most notorious killers of all time, based on evidence they s
stores, including three in maryland. the company said cutting out the stores will help make it more profitable. liz claiborne will offer brands for other retailers in the meantime. >>> big concern overtime uss comfort. the navy is considering moving the ship to norfolk when its agreement expires in three years. congressman and senators in washington are trying to block the move saying it will cost local jobs. >>> abc2 news is working for you this morning to keep you safe before you swipe that debit card. listen up. carroll county authorities are searching this morning for a man they say stole about $1500 using what's called a skimming device. criminals attach the technology to an atm machine and can capture the card and pin number swiped at that site. security cameras captured pictures of this suspect and his car. the best way to protect yourself is to take a good look at the atm before you use it. >> residents need to be aware as they approach atm and bank machines for a nocturnal device or components of the atm that appear to be attached secondary or after the construction of the
safety regulations across the country. a maryland senator included language that would verify how metro spence federal money and ensure it is sent on said major's first. >> unemployment benefits extension cleared a key hurdle tonight. the senate passed a bill restoring benefits to americans who have been out of work for six months or longer. the measure now heads the house for final vote. the president has said he will sign it if it passes. it will give benefits to 2.5 million people who otherwise would have lost them. >> one of the nation's top financiers is concerned. he said the nation's economic outlook remains unusually uncertain. he said the central bank is prepared to take steps to keep the economic recovery alive. wall street apparently did not like what bernanke had to say. all the markets finished the day in the red. >> the white house's own damage control on another issue. >> an apology was issued after she was barred for what appears to be a racist speech that was taken very much of context. >> this is a good woman. she has been put through hell, and i ask for shirley's forg
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